New Parks and Recreation Director Faces Ambitious Department

New Parks and Recreation Director Faces Ambitious Department

Monique Odom has been hired as the Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation department director, replacing the retired director Tommy Lynch. Her tenure will perhaps provide Vanderbilt students more outlets for recreational activity around the university.   Odom has an extensive history in Nashville. She received her undergraduate degree in political...

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Opioid Crisis Grips Nashville

Opioid Crisis Grips Nashville

While rural areas are known for opioid epidemics, some may be surprised to find out that this problem has spread to Tennessee’s capital of Nashville. The epidemic, which has gripped the United States, is described as the increased use of, and death from, prescriptions opioids like oxycodone and cheaper drugs...

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